Facebook, Google Face Antitrust Scrutiny from States

Two bipartisan groups of state attorneys general are launching separate antitrust investigations into Facebook and Google, adding to regulatory scrutiny of two of the world's largest and most ubiquitous tech companies.

  • Published 6 September 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Two bipartisan groups of state attorneys general are launching separate antitrust investigations into Facebook and Google, adding to regulatory scrutiny of two of the world's largest and most ubiquitous tech companies. New York Attorney General Letitia James, a Democrat, confirmed the Facebook investigation in a news release, saying the probe would focus on Facebook's "dominance in the industry and the potential anticompetitive conduct stemming from that dominance." "Even the largest social… Read at AP News